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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Are you a local reader at least 21 years old? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC), a book group for younger adults.
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Georgetown Book Club

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Sarah Waters' 2014 novel The Paying Guests. Set in the aftermath of WWI, the novel follows financially burdened Frances Wray as she and her mother take in lodgers whose presence leads to an affair — and a murder.
June 11th Basement Show Flier

Library Basement Show with Give, Puff Pieces and The Maneuvers

Celebrate the DC Punk Archive with the 5th Library Basement Show featuring Give, Puff Pieces and The Maneuvers!  Doors at 6 pm, show starts at 6:30.  FREE | ALL AGES   
Every Hero Has a Story

Every Hero Has a Storybook

As part of DC Public Library's system-wide kickoff for Summer Reading, come to Northeast Library. Check out books about some of Northeast staff's favorite heroes, on display for the day. Then tell us about your favorite heroes. Fill out a word bubble, take a picture of yourself with it, and post it to social media using #whoisyourhero.

Free Bike Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House collective and Capitol Hill Bikes will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m. The Washington Area Bicyclist Association will also be on hand to provide advice and connect bicyclists with resources.
Image of William O. LockridgeEvery Hero Has a StoryDCPL Summer Reading

Neighborhood Heroes: William O. Lockridge

Join us for a panel discussion celebrating the life, work, and legacy of committed D.C. community and education activist William O. Lockridge. Working persistently to improve life for District residents, Mr. Lockridge served in multiple leadership roles, including as vice president of the D.C. Board of Education, and his reach will be reflected in the panel, which will gather individuals who worked alongside him and those close to him personally.
DCPL Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Join your Southeast Neighborhood Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: All ages can enjoy hero-themed crafts and activities, plus snacks and a superhero photo booth 11 a.m.: Hero story time for families with children ages 0-8. 
Teen Movie Night

Movie Night @ Rosedale Recreation Center

June 4 Man of Steel June 11 Guardians of the Galaxy June 18   Avengers
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Neighborhood Heroes: The Homestead Grays and a Changing Washington

D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays.